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Royal or West African Crested Tern

Thalasseus [maximus or albididorsalis] (= Thalasseus maximus) (Boddaert, 1783)

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Species concept HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021)Clements, version 2021Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2)Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018)IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1
Thalasseus [maximus or albididorsalis] Thalasseus maximus
Royal Tern
 
 
Thalasseus maximus
Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus
Royal Tern
 
 
* Thalasseus maximus Thalasseus maximus maximus
 
Thalasseus maximus
Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus maximus
 
Thalasseus maximus maximus
 
Thalasseus maximus
Royal Tern
* Thalasseus albididorsalis Thalasseus maximus albididorsalis
 
Thalasseus albididorsalis
West African Crested Tern
Thalasseus maximus albididorsalis
 
Thalasseus maximus albididorsalis
 
Thalasseus albididorsalis
West African Crested Tern

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